**VERSATILE CHARACTER CONVERSION**ANNEXE STYLE FACILITIES**4 BEDROOMS IN TOTAL**STUNNING MAIN RECEPTION**OPEN PLAN LIVING/DINING KITCHEN**DECEPTIVE CORNER PLOT**ESTABLISHED REAR GARDEN**GATED DRIVEWAY** Read more
**VERSATILE CHARACTER CONVERSION**ANNEXE STYLE FACILITIES**4 BEDROOMS IN TOTAL**STUNNING MAIN RECEPTION**OPEN PLAN LIVING/DINING KITCHEN**DECEPTIVE CORNER PLOT**ESTABLISHED REAR GARDEN**GATED DRIVEWAY**
Hovel Cottage is a fascinating and deceptive detached family home occupying a lovingly established well proportioned and well stocked plot, all within this highly regarded hamlet, situated within walking distance of the much requested village of Bottesford.
The property was originally converted from period buildings formerly part of Easthorpe Manor, lovingly restored and reconfigured retaining much of their character and creating an excellent level of space in total approaching 2500 sq ft.In its current configuration the property lends itself to those with extended families with the main house extending to approximately 1900 sq ft with an attached annexe providing an additional 600 sq ft of accommodation.
Both parts of the property offer a considerable level of features and character with internal exposed ironstone and brickwork, vaulted ceilings with exposed timbers and live fireplaces.The main househas a stunning open plan living/dining kitchen with high vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and access out into the rear garden and leading into the main sitting room via a pair of impressive reclaimedoak doors, having fireplace and vaulted ceiling.
From an inner hallway there are three bedrooms and additional room situated in the eaves, the second bedroom having ensuite facilities and a separate family bathroom.
The annexe offers a further fitted kitchen, sitting room and ground floor bedroom with ensuite facilities and useful space in the eaves above.
The property occupies a delightful established plot with gated driveway, two useful brick outbuildings and landscaped courtyard area to the front with the main garden at the rear being a good size with and well stocked with established trees and shrubs, having large paved terrace and lawn creating a wonderful outdoor entertaining space.
Overall viewing is the only way to truly appreciate this unique and fascinating home.
Easthorpe is a small hamlet adjacent to and within walking distance of the village of Bottesford which is well equipped with amenities including primary and secondary schools, a range of local shops, doctors and dentists, several public houses and restaurants, railway station with links to Nottingham and Grantham which gives a fast rail link to London's Kings Cross in just over an hour. The A52, A46 and A1 are also close by providing excellent road access.
AN ATTRACTIVE ENTRANCE DOOR WITH INTEGRATED SASH WINDOW LEADS THROUGH INTO:
Open Plan Living/Dining Kitchen - 7.44m x 5.49m (24'5 x 18'0) - A stunning open plan space which offers delightful aspect down into the established rear garden and having a wealth of character and features with high vaulted ceiling having exposed king post truss, purlins and beams and the kitchen being fitted with a generous range of units including dresser unit, generous runs of work surfaces, Belfast style sink with oak drainer, complementing central island unit providing additional storage with breakfast bar to the rear.Ample room for large dining table and additional seating area.
The focal point of the room is an Aga four door gas fired range, plumbing for dishwasher, space for further free standing appliances, flagstone tiled floor, UPVC double glazed window and French doors leading out into the garden.A pair of impressive ledge and brace oak three quarter height arch doors lead through into the:
Sitting Room - 7.14m x 5.44m (23'5 x 17'10) - A further well proportioned reception having delightful aspect into the garden and with high vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers, the focal point of the room being an exposed brick elevation with brick hearth and solid fuel stove with reclaimed mantle over, leaded stained glass window to the gable end, two central heating radiators and two UPVC double glazed windows.
Inner Hallway - 6.76m x 4.22m max (22'2 x 13'10 max) - An L shaped space linking the living accommodation to the sleeping area and being large enough to accommodate a study space, pitched ceiling with exposed timbers,two UPVC double glazed windows and door to:
Master Bedroom - 4.57m x 4.09m (15'0 x 13'5) - Having vaulted ceiling with exposed timber purlin and beams, original exposed brick feeding trough converted to provide storage as well as a generous run of fitted wardrobes with overhead storage cupboards, two skylights and two UPVC double glazed windows to the side.
Ensuite Shower Room - Having shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC, housing gas boiler.
Bedroom 2 - 5.79m max x 2.90m (19'0 max x 9'6) - Having aspect into the courtyard garden at the front, pitched ceiling with exposed beams, the original doorway returning to the kitchen has been shelved to create a useful bookcase, central heating radiator and two UPVC double glazed windows.A reclaimed pine door leads through into:
Ensuite Shower Room - 1.88m x 1.45m (6'2 x 4'9) - Having corner shower enclosure with sliding glass screen and wall mounted electric shower, close coupled wc, wall mounted wash basin, towel radiator, pitched ceiling with exposed beams and UPVC double glazed window.
Bedroom 3 - 6.71m max x 2.57m min (3.71m max) (22'0 max x 8'5 - A fascinating room having mezzanine area above with the initial part of the room having part pitched ceiling with exposed beams, central heating radiator, this leads through into the main bedroom having part exposed ironstone elevation, contemporary radiator and two UPVC double glazed windows to the side.A fixed pine ladder leads up to:
Mezzanine Room - 3.61m x 2.44m(11'10 x 8'0 ) - A useful room situated in the eaves, offering a good level of storage with a run of built in cupboards, part pitched ceiling with exposed beams and conservation skylight.
Bathroom - 2.51m x 1.98m (8'3 x 6'6) - Having a traditional style suite comprising free standing ball and claw bath with chrome traditional style taps and wall mounted shower mixer with rose over, high flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin, stone tiled floor, combination towel radiator, exposed beams to the ceiling, attractive leaded stained glass window to the inner hallway.
Annexe - FROM THE MAIN HOUSE AND ACCESSED OFF THE INITIAL COURTYARD AREA IS THE SECONDARY AREA OF THE BARN WHICH WOULD BE PERFECT FOR EXTENDED FAMILIES OR WHICH COULD BE UTILISED AS A GUEST SUITE OR BED & BREAKFAST (SUBJECT TO CONSENT).
A UPVC ENTRANCE DOOR WITH DOUBLE GLAZED LIGHT LEADS THROUGH INTO:
Breakfast Kitchen - 4.47m x 2.74m (14'8 x 9'0) - Having aspect into the courtyard at the front, part pitched ceiling with inset downlighters and fitted with a generous range of base and drawer units, full height larder unit and pull out pantry, oak butchers block work surfaces with under-mounted Belfast style sink, Rayburn range, plumbing for washing machine, space for free standing fridge freezer, room for breakfast table, UPVC double glazed windows to the front and side.A pine door gives access through into:
Sitting Room - 4.42m x 3.51m (14'6 x 11'6) - Offering a wealth of character with high vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, flagstone hearth with gas coal effect stove, UPVC double glazed window to the front and ledge and brace door leading through into:
Bedroom - 5.23m x 2.92m (17'2 x 9'7) - Having part exposed ironstone and brick elevation, central heating radiator, inset downlights and two UPVC double glazed windows to the front.A door leads through into:
Ensuite Shower Room - 1.83m x 1.75m (6'0 x 5'9) - Having a contemporary suite comprising double width shower enclosure with sliding glass screen, wall mounted shower mixer with rose over, close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin, towel radiator, pitched ceiling with exposed beams, tiled walls, extractor and UPVC double glazed window.
Eaves Room - 3.51m x 2.95m max (11'6 x 9'8 max) - Having pitched ceiling with exposed timbers, useful built in storage and housing the gas central heating boiler, conservation skylight.
Exterior - The property occupies a deceptive lovingly established corner plot, accessed off an initial shared driveway which leads through a pair of timber gates onto the private plot of the property with hard standing for several vehicles and courtyard style garden which has been beautifully landscaped to create a low maintenance outdoor space with established borders, several paved terraces designed to catch the sun at the appropriate times of the day.
A beautiful walled courtyard garden which is tucked away within the frontage provides an idyllic outdoor space with timber pergola and well stocked borders, screened by a brick and pantiled outbuilding which provides a good level of storage.There is a further brick outbuilding providing additional storage.
Rear Garden - Being particularly generous by modern standards with initial paved terrace beneath a timber pergola, large lawned area with well stocked perimeter borders and productive vegetable garden.Screened by timber trellis and established shrubbery is an outdoor pool with timber summerhouse.
Council Tax Band - Melton Borough Council - Tax Band E.